SCRO Virtual Learning Academy 2017-2018
The updated SCRO VLA Course of Studies provides a description for all Courses for 2017-2018, including 8 Advanced Placement (AP) courses. The Course list is available here as a Word document or pdf for a quick view of the offerings. Several courses are also open to middle school students with approval of their guidance counselor.
The 2017- 2018 VLA Student Registration Form and AUP are available here and are included in the Course of Studies.
!!! New for the 2017-2018 school year – Districts who endorsed a teacher in the first two years of the SCRO VLA will receive a discounted rate for student enrollments of 5 or more. Those districts are: Abington, Avon, Carver, East Bridgewater, Falmouth, Franklin, Holbrook, Norton, Old Rochester Regional, READS Collaborative, Scituate, South Shore Educational Collaborative, West Bridgewater, and Whitman-Hanson Regional.
- $275 per student per semester when registering 10 students or more.
- $300 per student per semester when registering 5 -9 students.
Each individual registration for a student for a semester course is $350 for all districts. Advanced Placement and full year courses consist of two semesters of instruction and cost $700 (Additional information on page 4 of the Course of Studies).
All courses are facilitated by teachers from local high schools in southeastern Massachusetts who have completed professional development to become Online Course Design Specialists. Teachers are licensed in MA in their content area.
Registration Process: Students complete the Student Registration Form and AUP located in the course of studies and then submit it to their Guidance Counselors or school administrators. The Guidance Counselors or school administrator them enters all of the required information on the student enrollment form and submits one spreadsheet for all students along with a purchase order.The Student Enrollment Form is available to Guidance Counselors and school administrators.
Schools may submit more than one enrollment form as registrations change throughout the spring and summer.
The cost for each semester is $350 ($700 for full year courses). There is no requirement to purchase a minimal number of course seats.
Hear from current students about their experience with the SCRO Virtual Learning Academy: https://youtu.be/YM3IFmvKy7E
Contact Dr. Theresa Craig, tcraig(at)readscollab.org to register a student or to enroll a teacher in professional development to develop an online course.
Are you interested in providing a teacher for the next round of training in May of 2017?